At 720 square miles, the Brainerd School District is Minnesota's fifth largest school district in geographic area. Six public elementary schools lie within its borders: Baxter, Garfield, Harrison, Lowell, Nisswa, and Riverside.
Concern about the structure of a potential $14 million acquisition of undeveloped shoreline along the Mississippi River resulted in the Outdoor Heritage bill being laid over Wednesday for further consideration in the Minnesota House of Representatives.
Substitute or supplement?
The definition of those words, as they apply to state conservation program and Legacy Amendment funds, is at the crux of a discussion between lawmakers and proponents of the 2008 constitutional amendment voters approved.
Minnesota Republicans on Tuesday showed they weren't ready to hand the nomination over to the former Massachusetts governor.
The Crow Wing County tally at Tuesday's caucus was:
BAXTER - Brainerd area Republicans heard presidential campaign pitches from each of the four candidates at Tuesday's caucuses, and Crow Wing Township proved to be a fairly accurate indicator of Rick Santorum's strength in Minnesota.
The former U.S.